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Definition(s):

  • (n) (Greek mythology) queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son Oedipus

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  • Volunteers clean up KK River in advance of trail grand opening

    More than 50 volunteers, including State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa, strolled the streets and waded in the Kinnickinnic River near the Sixth Street bridge to pick up trash that might have otherwise found its way into the waterway, the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service is reporting.
    on October 8, 2013     Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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  1. "We don't need it, it won't work and we should drop it," said Ms Harman. "What did you say Jocasta was doing in her gap year?"
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Harriet Harman Source: Financial Times

  2. "King Oedipus, who struck his father Laius dead and married his mother Jocasta," Freud wrote in his radical Interpretation of Dreams, "simply [embodies] the wish-fulfilment of our childhood years . . ."
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: Sigmund Freud Source: guardian.co.uk

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